Iowa company bypasses inspection, recalls meat products

Iowa company bypasses inspection, recalls meat products

Photo Courtesy of Pride of Iowa

Pride of Iowa Sandwiches, of Marengo, Iowa, recalls approximately 231 pounds of chicken, pork and beef products.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) reported Monday –  the products were produced without the benefit of federal inspection.

The ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken, pork and beef wrap items were produced on November 2 and 6, 2017. The products were shipped to retail vending machine locations in Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 11.2-oz. clam shell packages of “Deli Fresh CAESAR SALAD” with “FRESH THRU” dates through 11/13.
  • 6.2-oz. tray packages of “Deli Fresh SOUTHWEST CHICKEN FAJITA TOMATO BASIL WRAP” with “FRESH THRU” dates through 11/16.
  • 8.5-oz. tray packages of “Deli Fresh BBQ/BACON/CREAM CHEESE ROAST BEEF ON JALAPENO CHEESE WRAP” with “FRESH THRU” dates through 11/16.
  • 6.3-oz. tray packages of “Deli Fresh RANCH CHICKEN FAJITA SPINACH WRAP” with “FRESH THRU” dates through 11/16.
  • 7.8-oz. tray packages of “Deli Fresh BISCUITS & GRAVY” with “FRESH THRU” dates through 11/16.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

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